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IMPORTANT NEWS FOR MEMBERS WORKING IN SCHOOLS……….

Posted: 3rd February 2015

Important changes to Childcare Disqualification Regulations 

 We have recently received supplementary advice to the “Keeping Children Safe” legislation.

All local authorities have received Statutory Guidance from the DfE detailing a new requirement for childcare disqualification checks to be carried out on relevant staff working in schools and academies. These checks arise from the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations…

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Calling all female members…….

Posted: 26th January 2015

WOMEN AT WORK WEEK  2-7 MARCH 2015 BE PART OF IT

 

The TUC in the Midlands is delighted to announce the first Women at Work Week designed to highlight women workers in the run up to International Women’s Day on 8th March.

A number of initiatives will be taking place during this week including:

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GMB Job Club has returned

Posted: 20th January 2015

 GMB TRADE UNION COMMUNITY JOB CLUB   FREE TRAINING AND SUPPORT – TO GET YOU BACK TO WORK The  GMB Birmingham & West Midlands Region have set up the GMB Trade Union Community Job Club to support members and non members get back into work. Job Club will take place on the following days from…

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Happy New Year ………

Posted: 31st December 2014

All at GMB Sandwell would like to wish you all a very happy new year and best wishes for 2015. However you choose to celebrate please enjoy and stay safe.

 

New year celebrations will not be welcomed by everyone though, as domestic violence incidents increase during the holiday period. If you are affected by domestic…

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GMB Christmas Collection

Posted: 18th December 2014

GMB officers are collecting for socks and chocs this winter. A charity set up to provide warm wear for the homeless.

All donations in Sandwell will be delivered by Sarah, our branch equality officer to Centrepoint West Bromwich.

For further details about Socks & Chocs, please visit their

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WHITE RIBBON DAY 25th NOVEMBER 2014

Posted: 25th November 2014

Officers from GMB Sandwell and GMB Birmingham and West Midlands women’s group are proud to champion the White Ribbon campaign against domestic abuse, and along with support from Port Vale FC are selling ribbons to raise funds to suport local charities.

Today is White Ribbon day – A…

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